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Daria Long Joins Gelest

Will lead personal care business


By: Tom Branna

Daria Long Joins Gelest

Daria Carlin Long has joined Gelest, Inc., to lead Gelest’s personal care business. Reporting to Ed Kimble, VP-product management, Long is responsible for all aspects of the personal care business, including marketing, sales, and product and distribution-channel management.  

Long brings to Gelest more than 20 years’ experience in specialty chemicals, with a focus on developing business relationships, marketing and account management in personal care products. She has held varying senior management, marketing, sales management and business development roles, most recently at IFF/Lucas Meyer Cosmetics, Inolex, 3V and Botaneco & Rhodia. 

“Daria’s vast experience in personal care products brings a valuable addition and talented resource to the Gelest product management and marketing team,” said Kimble, “and we look forward to Daria assisting us in continuing to grow our Gelest Personal Care business.”

Long is a long-time member of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists and also of Cosmetic Executive Women. She earned an MBA in International Marketing from Rider University and a Bachelor’s degree in Biochemical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. 

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